Starting in October, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will host a
series of free jazz concerts at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage
Center (1225 N. Rampart Street). Tickets are free, but advance registration
is required for each concert.
Drummer Herlin Ri...
Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony do "Swing Low." Recorded by the WWOZ Video
Crew at Basin Street Station in March 2015. TOPSY CHAPMAN AND SOLID HARMONY
- Swing Low from WWOZ New Orleans on Vimeo.
Christian Scott released his latest album, Stretch Music, in September.
Partially recorded at the Parlor Studio in the Irish Channel, Scott takes
contemporary jazz to higher heights with this combination release. The album
is both a listening and learning experience, availa...
Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is here again, happening October 7-11 at
Girard Park in Lafayette. This year's festival is a little extra special, as
it commemorates 250 years of Acadians surviving and thriving in southern
Louisiana. Since the first Acadians arrived here in F...
The Smoking Time Jazz Club brings New Orleans traditional jazz to Central
America in this clip from the 2012 Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival in Boquete,
Panama, located in the Chiriqui Highlands.
Bobby Ellis & Desmond Miles Seven
Derrick Harriott Rocksteady 1965 to 1968 - 10 Singles Set Pt. 1
The first Tremé Festival, hosted by the Historic Faubourg Tremé
Association (HFTA), is happening Saturday, October 3, from 11a-8p. This free
festival kicks off a weekend full of events raising funds for urgent repairs
for the St. Augustine Catholic Church.
The festival wil...
Git yer whiskey out for a listening session with New Orleans
rockabilly-inspired band The Rotten Cores and their new album, Sunset
Limited. Released at the beginning of August, Sunset Limited is the second
full-length album out from this 4-piece. Their hybrid sound of vinta...